Nursing graduates and senior nurses, Mater Hospital, Rockhampton 1956
Title Nursing graduates and senior nurses, Mater Hospital, Rockhampton 1956
Description The photograph shows the graduating nursing students at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Rockhampton in 1956. The graduating students in the front row (L to R) are Ivy Baker, Elizabeth Watts (Sister Madonna) and Val Clair. The students in the other two rows are wearing butterfly veils indicating that they have completed all of their examinations but are continuing to gain practical experience in the hospital prior to graduation and registration with the Queensland Nurses Registration Board in 1957. They are: Middle row: Joan Callaghan, Mary Pelin, Shirley Bloxsom; Back row: Patricia Close, Margaret Smith.
Image Number 387
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Photograph donated by Mrs Margaret Pocock (née Smith)
Subject Baker, Ivy
Subject Clair, Val
Subject Mater Hospital, Rockhampton
Subject Nurse graduation
Subject Watts, Elizabeth
Coverage - Spatial Ward Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time 1956
Format of Original copy print: 24.4 cm x 20.0 cm; scan .tif 19.5 MB 2368 x 2880 pixels
Digital Format image/jpeg
Rights This image is provided for the purpose of private study and research and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.

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